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Welcome to the KYFS Impact Blog! This is your one stop shop for KYFS success stories, updates, issues we’re wrestling with, and yes, even a few things sending us back to the drawing board.

It is our solemn hope that this blog will make us more transparent. We want to show you your donations at work through powerful stories about the youth and families we serve, but we also want to be honest about the things we try that don’t work. So, read on and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment sections.

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Sabela

Sabela was three years old and didn’t speak English when she entered the Kent Valley Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program in the fall of 2015. Her home language is Tigrinya. At first, she didn’t observe what the other children did

2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event

Board members, interns, AmeriCorps Vistas, church/community groups, and concerned citizens, for far too long, volunteers have been the unspoken heroes of the work we do here at KYFS. Not anymore! We want to invite you all to join us for an evening of awar

GiveBIG Social Media Volunteer Needed

Position Title: KYFS GiveBIG Social Media Volunteer When: April 10 – May 10 Where: 232 2nd Ave. S. Ste. 101 Kent, WA 98032 for weekly check-ins Position Overview: Do you have a passion for writing and storytelling? Do you believe every person has a valu

Introducing Double the Donation

Lots of companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their employees. By simply completing a matching gift form, you may be able to stretch, double, or even triple your gift. Any gift will help work on behalf of

Coffee with the E.D.

On Mar. 17th, join our Executive Director, Mike Heinisch, for coffee and conversation on issues ranging from youth development, opportunities for South King County and the future of Kent Youth and Family Services. The coffee is on us, but the engagement,

Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention

Utilizing Best Starts for Kids funding made available through King County, Kent Youth and Family Services is partnering with the Kent School District to prevent homelessness in South King County. Who Qualifies? The program is designed to assist unaccompan

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